Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

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You can also come see celebrity authors like Candice Bergen, Octavia Spencer, Billy Idol, Jon Cryer, LeVar Burton, Pauley
Perrette, Jason Segel and many more; enjoy cooking demonstrations from world-class chefs like Ludo Lefebvre, Aarti Sequeira and Hans Röckenwagner; live music and poetry; hundreds of exhibitors – including Alaska Airlines, Incredible India, LA World Airports and Literary Heritage Tours.  MCCN  will make our first visit to this event.  We looking forward to covering it and seeing you there.

Admission to the Festival of Books is free. It’s possible to reserve tickets for the indoor sessions; the tickets are free but there’s a $1 service fee. Otherwise, all sessions on the outdoor stages are completely free and it’s possible to attend the indoor sessions without a ticket, as long as they’re not full.  There is a new event happening during the festival, the Ideas Exchange (with Malcolm Gladwell on Sunday) which has tickets available at various costs.

Where: USC’s beautiful University Park Campus

When: April 18th (Sat) and 19 (Sun)

·         Complete schedule: http://events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks/tickets-and-schedule/schedule/

·         Map & directions: http://events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks/the-festival/maps/